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Published: 2019-11-06

Implementing Diverse Instructional Strategies in Adapted physical Education Program: A case study of a child with autism

College of Education and Human Development, Texas A&M University - San Antonio San Antonio, Texas 78224.
Autism Instructional Strategies Adapted Physical Education
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Abstract

The number of individual with autism has been increased past decades. Along with the prevalence, diverse instruction strategies were introduced and implemented in the field of adapted physical education/activity. The purpose of this case study is investigating the effectiveness of the instructional strategies for children with disabilities. A student, nine years old boy with autism, participated in this study. Four different teaching strategies, reproductive teaching style, video modeling, system of least prompts, and chaining strategy, were implemented to teach a target skill, overhand throw. Task analysis were implemented to measure the skill performance weekly for three weeks. The result indicated that the participant showed improvement in on a skill component, T position. The participant did not showed notable improvement on overall skill performance.

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Eun Hye Kwon. (2019). Implementing Diverse Instructional Strategies in Adapted physical Education Program: A case study of a child with autism. International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports, 8(4), 117-124. https://doi.org/10.26524/ijpefs19412


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